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January 2005 Publications

Jan. 11, 2005

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Dr. Robert M. Baird, chair and professor of philosophy and Master Teacher, and Dr. Stuart E. Rosenbaum, professor of philosophy and graduate program director, had a co-edited book titled Civil Liberties vs. National Security in a Post-9/11 World published by Prometheus Books (2004). Additional co-editor is Katherine Baird Darmer, Chapman University School of Law.

Dr. Marianna A. Busch, chair and professor of chemistry and biochemistry, Dr. Kenneth W. Busch, professor of chemistry, and Sayo O. Fakayode, Baylor graduate student, had a co-authored article titled "Determination of the Enantiomeric Composition of Phenylalanine Samples by Chemometric Analysis of the Fluorescence Spectra of Cyclodextrin Guest-Host Complexes" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of The Analyst.

Robert F. Darden III, assistant professor of English, had a book titled People Get Ready: A New History of Black Gospel Music published by Continuum Publishing (2004).

Dr. William V. Davis, professor of English and Writer-in-Residence, had an article titled "'Talked to By Silence': Apocalyptic Yearnings in Louise Glück's The Wild Iris" published in The Legacy of History: English and American Studies and the Significance of the Past by Jagiellonian University Press, edited by Teresa Bela and Zygmunt Mazur (2003). He had a poem titled "Visioned" published in The Texas Review (Vol. 24, Nos. 1 and 2, p. 90). He had a poem titled "Dinner in the Museum" published in California Quarterly (Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 10-11, 2004).

Dr. Russell H. Dilday, former Distinguished Professor of Homiletics at Truett Seminary, had a book titled Columns: Glimpses of a Seminary Under Assault published by Smyth and Helwys (2004).

Dr. Robert D. Doyle, interim chair and associate professor of biology, had a co-authored article titled "Carbon Use by the Endangered Texas Wild Rice (Zizania texana, Poaceae)" published by Sida: Contributions to Botany (Vol. 21, pp. 389-398, 2004). Co-author is Paula Power, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Fish Hatchery and Technology Center.

Dr. Steven G. Driese, chair and professor of geology, had a co-authored article titled "Epi-fluorescence Micromorphology of Saprolite Reveals Evidence for Colloid Transport and Retention in Microscale Pore Systems" published in Geoderma (Vol. 121, pp. 143-152, 2004). Co-author is Dr. L.D. McKay, University of Tennessee. He had an article titled "Pedogenic Translocation of Fe in Modern and Ancient Vertisols and Implications for Interpretations of Hekpoort Paleosol (2.25 Ga)" published in Journal of Geology (Vol. 112, pp. 543-560). He had a co-authored article titled "Possible Late Holocene Equatorial Palaeoclimate Record Based Upon Soils Spanning the Medieval Warm Period and Little Ice Age, Loboi Plain, Kenya" published in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (Vol. 213, pp. 231-250, 2004). There are multiple co-authors. He had a co-authoreddd article titled "Evolution of a Freshwater Wetland in a Semi-arid Environment, Loboi Marsh,, East Africa" published in Sedimentology (Vol. 51, pp. 1-21, 2004).

Dr. Fredrick R. Gehlbach, professor emeritus of biology, had an article titled "Time to Extinction in Birds" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Ecology. He had a co-authored article titled "Life History Variation Predicts the Effects of Demographical Stochasticity on Avian Population Dynamics" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of American Naturalist. There are multiple co-authors.

Dr. D. Thomas Hanks Jr., professor of English, had an article titled "Isode's 'sownyng vppon the c__sse of Sir Trystam' in Malory's Morte Darthur" published in English Language Notes (Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 1-3, September 2004).

Kathy R. Hillman, associate professor and acquisitions librarian, had lessons titled "Instructions to Disciples on Mission" and "Teaching in Parables' published in Baptist Way Adult Bible Study Guide (December 2004-February 2005).

Dr. Walter C. Holmes, professor of biology, had articles titled "The Genus Prenanthes (Asteraceae: Tribe Cichorieae) in Texas" (pp. 181-191) and "Ruppia cirrhosa (Ruppiaceae) in North Central Texas" (pp. 499-500) published in Sida: Contributions to Botany (Vol. 21, 2004). He had an article titled "Prenanthes barbata (Asteraceae) and Parentucellia viscose (Scrophulariaceae) New to Oklahoma" published in Phytologia (Vol. 86, pp. 107-109, 2004).

Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, assistant professor of history, had a book titled The Protestant Interest: New England after Puritanism published by Yale University Press (2004). He had an article titled "Recovering The French Convert: Views of the French and the Uses of Anti-Catholicism in Early America" published in Book History 7 (pp. 97-111, 2004).

Dr. Timothy R. McKinney, associate professor of music theory, had an article titled "'Affecus mire hercules ubique expressit': Heinrich Glarean on Text and Tone in Josquin's Planxit autem David" published in Theoria (Vol. 11, pp. 1-34, 2004).

Dr. Lee C. Nordt, associate professor of geology, interim chair for communication sciences and disorders and associate dean for sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, had a co-authored article titled "Vertisol Genesis in a Humid Climate of the Coastal Plain of Texaws, U.S.A." published in Geoderma (Vol. 122, pp. 83-102, 2004). There are multiple co-authors. He had an article titled "Late Quaternary Alluvial Stratigraphy of Low-oirder-tributary in Central Texas, U.S.A., and its Response to Climate and Sediment Supply" published in Quaternary Research (Vol. 62, pp. 289-300, 2004).

Mark W. Osler, associate professor of law, had an article titled "The Blakely Problem and the 3x Solution" published in Federal Sentencing Reporter (Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 344-347, June 2004).

Dr. Don F. Parker Jr., professor of geology, had a co-authored article titled "Origin of Rhyolite by Crustal Melting and the Nature of Parental Magmas in the Oligocene Conejos Formation, East-Central San Juan Mountains, Colorado, U.S.A." published in Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research (Vol. 139, pp. 185-210, 2004). There are multiple co-authors.

Dr. Benjamin A. Pierce, professor of biology, and Dr. Kevin J. Gutzwiller, professor of biology, had co-authored articles titled "Assessment of Quantitative Enclosure Sampling of Larval Amphibians" (pp. 166-172) and "Auditory Sampling of Frogs: Detection Efficiency in Relation to Survey Duration" (pp. 495-500) published in Journal of Herpetology (Vol. 38, 2004). Additional co-author on the first article is M.L. Mullins, Baylor graduate student.

Theresa A. Posani, lecturer in nursing, had an article titled "Clostridium difficile: Causes and Intervention" published in Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America Special Issue: Nutrition in Critical Care (Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 547-551, 2004).

Dr. Richard R. Russell, assistant professor of English, had an article titled "'Something is Being Eroded': The Decline of the Agrarian Irish Community and its Antimodern Worldview in Brian Friel's Translations" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of New Hibernia Review.

Dr. Robert H. Ray, professor of English and graduate program director, had an article titled "Jonson's 'His Excuse for Loving'" published in The Explicator (Vol. 63, No. 11, fall 2004).

Dr. Joseph D. White, assistant professor of biology, had a co-authored article titled "The Net Carbon Flux Due to Deforestation and Forest Re-growth in the Brazilian Amazon: Analysis Using a Process-based Model" published in Global Change Biology (Vol. 10, pp. 908-924, 2004). Co-authors are A.I. Hirsch, W.S. Little, R.A. Houghton and N.A. Scott, Woods Hole Research Center.

Dr. Stephen L. Williams, assistant professor of museum studies, had an article titled "Critical Issues Involving Non-living Collections" published in Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals (Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 39-68, 2004). He had an article titled "Controlling Relative Humidity Levels in Collection Microenvironments Using Lithium Chloride Solutions" published in Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals (Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 149-154, 2004).

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